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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: syrians shouted in anger and relief, anxious to tell their stories of the weekend's horrific massacre to u.n. observers and a television team. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, we go inside the town of houla with alex thomson of "independent television news," the first journalist to report from there. >> brown: then, we turn to the 2012 presidential match-up on track to be the most expensive contest ever. >> woodruff: we examine the internet virus knownwns s he flame" that may y a ae to snsnch data and eaveveroroon computer users. >> brown: in the first of two reports, paul solman assesses the true cost of student-loan debt, now topping $1 trillion. >> reporter: beth hansen has just started making loan payments: $468 a month. will she ever pay off her loans? >> i may die first. so. in which case, they would need a copy of my death certificate to finally cancel my loan. >> woodruff: ray suarez talks with dolores huerta, honored with the presidential medal of
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: the blind chinese activist now in a beijing hospital has changed his mind and wants to come to america, and he spoke by phone to congressmen in washington, saying he fears his family and friends are in danger. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> suarez: and i'm ray suarez. on the newshour tonight, we have the latest on the still unfolding story that's left u.s. officials struggling to resolve a tense diplomatic situation. >> brown: then, on the "daily download," we examine how the campaigns are using twitter hashtags to get out their messages. >> suarez: miles o'brien profiles a small private company trying to position itself for a big role in exploring frontiers in space. >> i'm talking about setting ultimately tens of thousands, virtually millions of people to mars and then going out there and exploring the stars. >> brown: judy woodruff talks with veteran congress-watchers thomas mann and norman ornstein, about extreme partisanship, the subject of their new book, "it's even worse than it looks." >> we've never s
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: social media giant facebook went public today with a high-profile ride on wall street. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> warner: and i'm margaret warner. on the newshour tonight, we assess whether facebook and its management can live up to the hype surrounding today's stock offering. >> brown: then, ray suarez talks to u.s.a.i.d. administrator rajiv shah about a new public and private sector partnership to fight hunger in africa. >> warner: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: we have an update on the trayvon martin case after florida prosecutors release over 200 pages of photos and eyewitness accounts of the shooting of the unarmed teen. >> warner: and hari sreenivasan has a conversation with author and software developer clay johnson on managing the glut of information in this digital age. >> your clips have consequences, when you're reading an article on-line, you're not just reading that article, you're voting fors it, you're telling the editor to write more stuff like that. >> brown
and late into the night honoring the life of music legend chuck brown. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> straight up 6:00 on this tuesday, may 29th. hope air doing well after your memorial day weekend. temperatures though are still going to make it feel like it was this weekend. it is definitely warm and humid out there as we start your morning. i'm he sarah simmons i don't i'm will thomas. i know a lot of you had a three- day weekend so it is sort of back to the routine and back to more really hot weather unfortunately. tucker barnes is on set with us to start us off. good morning. >> good morning. temperature never really cooled off overnight. we are still in the mid-70s in the city. and any time you start your day with the temperature at 76 degrees, you know where you're headed from there. >> oh, yeah. y no heat advisory today. we had one yesterday but it will be up comfortable way lot of heat and humidity around here for one more day. let's start with a look at our radar. a little haze out there but there should be a lot of sunshine to start your day. eventually,
, they are discovering who they are, what they want to do, i had already known that. >> suarez: and jeffrey brown interviews a filmmaker who chronicled one wounded marine's journey from the frontlines in afghanistan to civilian life in north carolina. >> i actually brought in a lot of my own personal experiences of going to war and coming home from it and what i realized was that the fighting doesn't end when these men come back, it just continues in a different way. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this is the at&t network-- a living, breathing intelligence bringing people together to bring new ideas to life. >> look, it's so simple. >> in a year, the bright minds from inside and outside the company come together to work on an idea. adding to it from the road, improving it in the cloud, all in real time. >> good idea. >> it's the at&t network. providing new ways to work together, so business works better. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and fi
dcs howard theatre where today the public viewing for music legend chuck brown will be held. >> throughout the day, thousands of fans are expected to come out and honor the god father of go go. melanie alnwick is live with details. >> good morning tony. street closures around the area are going to begin in two and a half hours once rush hour subsides, 9:30 a.m. we will start to see more and more of the streets here around the howard starting to get locked off and we will begin -- blocked off and we will he bin to see more fans -- begin to see more fans arrive. the family will arrive at 9:00 a.m. and going in a side door toward the back. around 10:00 a.m. members of chuck brown's band will also arrive. the casket carrying chuck brown and the hearse carrying that casket arrived 6:00 a.m. this morning. it was in a cream white hearse they came around to the side door. i was thinking about sort of like that is where chuck brown would have come when he was performing they are coming in through the side door. so sort of not exactly though the entrance that most people here would ha
: and as author toni morrison is awarded the presidential medal of freedom today, jeffrey brown talks with her about her latest novel "home", set in america in the 1950s. >> there was something going on in the country, that really became the sea, and the little green shoots that became the civil rights movement, and the anti-vietnam war movement. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> growing up in arctic norway, everybody took fish oil to stay healthy. when i moved to the united states almost 30 years ago, i could not find an omega-3 fish oil that worked for me. i became inspired to bring a new definition of fish oil quality to the world. today, nordic naturals is working to fulfill our mission of bringing omega-3s to everyone, because we believe omega-3s are essential to life. >> at&t >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possib
cans lined up yesterday to pay tribute to the late chuck brown. >> torrential rain and lightning forced officials to cut short the all-day viewing. after angry fans protested, the doordz were reopened. >> reporter: the day had a somber beginning for the tens of thousands of loyal chuck brown fans would lined up outside the howard theater. as flamboyant in death as he ever was in life. but nothing could stop some folks from turning a sober event into a happy occasion. the wake spilled over into a huge public block party where go-go was not just for older music lovers but die hard fans had strong memories. >> his greatest legacy is how much he loved doing what he did and sharing it with his audience. >> what i remember most about the go-gos is that everybody came together to have fun. >> reporter: chuck brown got his start around the corner from the howard theater where he used to shine shoes of famous performers like louis armstrong but he made his own fame creating go-go. >> from the very beginning when he started performing, he and i just sort of hit it off as two individuals who had c
woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we have the latest on the attack in damascus. the deadliest in the 14 month uprising. >> woodruff: then, we assess the political fallout from president obama's coming out on same sex marriage. >> brown: miles o'brien reports on the move to curb scientific testing on chimpanzees to find cures for human ailments. >> so is it cruel or not? >> woodruff: margaret warner examines new warnings about the long term use of osteoporosis drugs aimed at rebuilding bones. >> brown: and gwen ifill talks with biographer robert caro about his latest volume on lyndon johnson, an epic story of history, politics and human rivalries. >> you hate to use words like hatred as a historian but hatred is not too strong a word to describe the relationship between robert kennedy and lyndon johnson. they hated each other. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> citi turns 200 this year. in that time, there have been some good days and some difficult ones. but through it al
are expected today for a memorial service to chuck brown. it's a final goodbye to the man behind the d.c. sound of go go music. >> the doors won't open for hours but a big crowd is expected to show up early. delia goncalves is live at the convention center with a preview. good morning, delia. >> reporter: good morning, mike. a huge crowd expected. you can see that crews have already arrived setting up the barricades for the event that is likely to draw thousands of people. the doors open at 10:00 a.m. you can expect a rush of fans heading interest the doors to get that prime spot. we're told the doors will close when the capacity is reached and that's at 14,500 people. music will certainly mark the service with artists like sugar bear taking the stage. about 10,000 fans lined up for tuesday's viewing and so many more are expected for today's funeral services. chuck brown died two weeks ago at the age of 75 after four decades on the music scene. the creative -- brown taught himself guitar after spending time in jail as a young person. he was released and literally reinvented himself with a sound
brown. look forward to that. we're going to begin with that severe weather, including tropical storm beryl. really putting a damper on the holiday plans of millions of americans. the weather channel's mike seidel is in jacksonville beach, florida, this morning. mike, good morning to you. >> and good morning, savannah, from triple digit heat in parts of the midwest to the hottest may weather on record in that part of the country to the second tropical storm of the season, four days before the official start of the hurricane season, millions of americans are enduring some extreme weather this holiday weekend. with maximum sustained winds just below hurricane force, tropical storm beryl made landfall just after midnight near jacksonville, florida, where city officials canceled all outdoor memorial day events. >> everything is going to be shut down. we're really preparing for this tropical storm, and it's all about safety. we want people safe through this storm. >> reporter: from florida to south carolina, the tropical storm has whipped up the surf. creating dangerous rip currents. dozen
transcends jazz. you have bob marlly who develops a general reand -- genre. you have chuck brown who develops a genre and transcends that. >> reporter: paying homage to chuck brown will be a host of stars like donny simpson and huggy lowdown. the chuck brown bands will also perform. >> his death should change people's minds. >> reporter: the people who will be performing at the washington convention center tomorrow for chuck brown's funeral tell me this town has never seen the type of musical sendoff we'll see. add to that much of the world still don't know much about go go music and tomorrow could end up being one for the history books. >> gospel, jazz, blues, go go. especially go go will send chuck off in a manner that's fitting of a king. >> reporter: doors open at 10:00. the funeral is set to begin two hours later after 14,500 people have entered the doors, the doors will be closed. bruce johnson, 9news now. >> on wednesday d.c.'s congressional delegate eleanor holmes norton introduce add resolution to the house of representatives that would create a chuck brown day this year
. >>> thousands of fans said their final good-byes to go-go legend chuck brown. his familiar hi held a public viewing at the howard theater yesterday where brown was scheduled to play his next gig before he died on may 16th. huge crowds turned out throughout the day to pay their respects to the d.c. musician. severe rain though forced officials to end the viewing earlier than scheduled. the fans got kind of angry so d.c. police reopened the door. >>> we know of performers and speakers who ill be part of tomorrow's public memorial service tomorrow at the convention center. they include donnie similar ton, ladivi. big g. dougie fresh, mike epps and raheem devon and a special performance by the chuck brown band. >>> today, kenyan mcduffie will be sworn into his ward five seat. he won a special election earlier this month to replace harry thomas, jr. thomas resigned the ward 5 seat back in january just days before he pleaded guilty to embezzling city funds for personal use. mcduffie will serve the remainder of thomas' term which runs through 2014. >>> you've heard his name mentioned as a potentia
brown. they say he shot trooper brown outside an apple bees in june 2010 where he was working as a part time security guard. he was angry after trooper brown removed him from the restaurant for being into -- intoxicated. >> he was also convicted on weapons counts. >>> president obama's comment about same sex marriage is collecting criticism and appraisal. >> president obama's campaign is already out with the new internet ad calling his opponent backwards on equality. his deck la indication wednesday -- declaration wednesday that same sex couples toub able to mary -- -- should be able to move moved it to the front of the campaign. the president's advisors help the announcement will fire up the democratic bate. >> it was meaningful to hear him support our community. >> it's not sitting well with some members of the hispanic and african american community who supported president obama in 2008. >> it has a potential of splitting the vote. it does from an african american based on christianity and politics. >> they admit their hand was forced over the weekend when biden announced his suppor
for fans of the god father of go go. a public memorial is being held for chuck brown. >>> this will not just be a somber event it will include the songs and sounds that made him a music legend. melanie alnwick is live outside the dc convention center with more on what is to come. good morning. >> reporter: good morning allison. as we have been talking about, chuck brown's performances were legendary. the send off to him has been nothing less. thousands are expected to come here to the washington convention sent tore get a seat for today's -- center, to get a seat for today's musical tribute and memorial service. one people say will be quite the party. chuck brown created a style washingtonians have been proud to call their own one many contemporary musicians incorporated into their sound. notables from gospel, jazz. soul, and r&b will send off the god father of go go in a macer he would be proud of. he died may 1st, from complications of pneumonia. fans respected the man as well adds the musician a guy who would arrange his performance schedule to make sure he could s
my time. there was no one as creative as long as james brown was. he grew up incredibly poor in the south. he grew up in his aunt honey's house of ill repute. soldiers would toss coins as they saw him dance, and that was a place where the stage to give you a sense of mastery and get a feeling of love that he did not get anywhere else. ♪ ♪ man, man, man ♪ >> he could read an audience and understand what an audience were emotionally feeling faster than they could. ♪ ♪ please, please, please >> brown could be crawling across the stage singing "please, please, please" and checking on their reaction. ♪ ♪ i love you so >> what made him sensational first of all was an incredible band. and then there is the groove, the feeling. he played songs. it got broken down. repetition was most important. baby ♪ \, baby, baby, >> there was the noise, the screen, the shout. it comes from the american church, from the blues, and james brown put that at the core of his presentation. right now, there is no one to compare james brown to in terms of being the full bodied, 360- degree
. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm terrell brown. we begin with syria and efforts to end the 15-month assault to forces opposed to bashar al assad. rebel leaders have given the government to observe the u.n. cease-fire plan. the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. says the security council cannot force syria to end the bloodshed. other actions outside the u.n. may be necessary. susan mcginnis in washington with more. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. there's new video out by rebel forces that apparently shows new attacks by the government. now, this all has lawmakers here on capitol hill calling for action on the part of the u.s. smoke rises from rooftops in homs. syrian rebels say this amateur video is proof government troops have no intention of halting attacks on civilians. the shelling follows the new discovery of 13 bodies in eastern syria and the massacre of more than 100 people in houla last week. resident al assad refuses to implement the united nations peace plan and blames the violence on terrorists. u.n. monitors say forces loyal to the government are responsible. >> we think
to stealing money from the city. he will spend three years in prison. >>> the public viewing of chuck brown has to be cut short last night. police cleared a crowd at about 8:30. they didn't want anyone becoming injured in the storm. which we're moving through that area. thousands of people visited the howard theater yesterday to pay their respects and to pay attribute to the god father of go go music. chuck brown died two weeks ago. and the scene outside the theater actually resembled a street party. something people say chuck brown would have enjoyed. >> a great man that brought the city together through music. >> rest in peace. we love you. >> there will be a public memorial service for chuck brown tomorrow at the washington convention center. the doors will open at 10:00 a.m. and the memorial begins at noon. >>> another musical legend is being remembered this afternoon. doc watson the master of bluegrass, folk, country and gospel died at a hospital in north carolina yesterday. his career spans several decades and influenced numerous musicians. he was blind and doc watson was 89 years old
>>> thousands stopped by the howard theatre to pay respects to chuck brown. this morning new details about his memorial service tomorrow. we are going to fill you in on the list of performers. you will want to hear the list of speakers and acts taking part. fox 5 morning news at 7 starts now now >>> straight up 7:00 a.m., wednesday may 30th, 2012. i will tell you this, it does not feel as humid i think you will like that when you step out the door. good morning i am tony perkins. >> i am allison seymour. i will agree 100%. easier to breathe today. tucker barnes is joining us now. tucker, i pretty much primarily call you tuck how could you not say tuck is your nickname. >> tuck is fine. my grandmother called me tucky. >> cute. >> embarrassing. i don't know why i just told you that. shower activity south and east of the city, southern maryland, pretty good rains across the bay, rain showers, cambridge east, not quite done with the rain showers yet. just cloud favre the next couple hours and then we will start -- cover the next couple hours and then we will start to see breaks.
tribute to d.c. music legend chuck brown. they lined up by the thousands outside howard theater for a public viewing of the late father of go go. fox 5's karen gray houston was out there, also. this was like a celebration. >> it was a celebration of the man's life and it was a day long viewing. it was supposed to end at 10:00, but around 8:30 torrential rain and lightning and thunder forced d.c. police to close the doors. angry fans protested and the doors were reopened. the wake for the most part was more joyful than sad. many fans just wanted to see chuck brown one last time. the day had a somber beginning for the tens of thousands of loyal chuck brown fans who lined up outside howard theater for the chance to file by his casket. as flamboyant in death as he ever was in life, but nothing could stop some folks from turning a sober event into a happy occasion. the wake spilled over into a huge public block party. where go go was not just for older music lovers, but diehard fans have strong memories. >> his greatest legacy is how much he loved doing what he did and sharing it wit
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